Category: Divorce Process

Giving Yourself Permission to Put Yourself First

Despite the cultural programming that nearly all of us have encountered throughout life, to put yourself first is anything but selfish. Everyone is familiar with the message conveyed by flight attendants directing adults to place an oxygen mask over their own face before assisting others, but have you ever deeply contemplated why this is so? […]

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Resources to Help You Process Your Own Thoughts and Emotional Fallout from the Conversation

After you’ve talked with the children about your divorce, don’t be surprised if you experience some personal emotional fallout immediately afterward. As parents, we tend to take some responsibility for our children’s happiness; you’ve just shared some news that will undoubtedly make your children unhappy for awhile, so some feelings of guilt, failure and despair […]

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Thoughts on Breaking News of Your Divorce to Adult Children

If you’re an “empty nester” going through a divorce, breaking the news about your divorce to your adult children will take a different tone than if the children were living at home. For one thing, you won’t have to reprocess the information for a childlike understanding—you can talk to adult children as adults. Secondly, you […]

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How to Tell Your Kids You’re Divorcing

“Divorce isn’t such a tragedy. A tragedy’s staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.” – Jennifer Weiner Deciding how to tell your kids you’re divorcing is rough — no doubt about it. While some parents prefer to keep their kids in the dark, leaving […]

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Attorney for the Doomed: Clarence Darrow

“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.” – Clarence Darrow Clarence Darrow was a public speaker, miscellaneous writer, debater and lawyer who worked as defense counsel in a number of dramatic criminal trials. He grew up in an unconventional household and moved his young family to Chicago after practicing law […]

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